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Top 5 Companies in the Commodity Chemicals Industry With the Highest Price to Forward Sales (WLK, CCC, MEOH, CBT, LYB)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry with the highest price to forward sales ratios. The ratio shows how much Wall Street values every dollar of the company's future sales and is useful in comparing comparable companies. Generally the lower the ratio, the more attractive the investment.

Westlake Chemical ranks highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 1.47. Calgon Carbon is next with a a price to forward sales ratio of 1.37. Methanex ranks third highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 1.23.

Cabot follows with a a price to forward sales ratio of 1.07, and LyondellBasell Industries rounds out the top five with a a price to forward sales ratio of 1.04.

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Keywords: highest price to forward sales westlake chemical calgon carbon methanex cabot lyondellbasell industries

Ticker(s): WLK CCC MEOH CBT LYB